Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B60-646 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8836/b60-646 B60-646 SET OF AUGER BITS. Russell Jennings No. 100. Complete set of 13 bits, mint and unused in their original waxed paper. Three level finger jointed box is immaculate, with complete label inside the lid. Nicest set we've ever seen. Fine 100-200 B60-645 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8835/b60-645 B60-645 FRAMED BRACE. Marples Ultimatum First Type. Very rare earliest version of the Ultimatum, described in Reg Eaton's book at page 24. Long nose type and the chuck doesn't work smoothly, there may be a part missing. Beech, rather than the ebony universally used in later models. The ebony head has a split in it, and no medallion or ivory ring. Wood clean with a couple of small cracks in the rotating grip, brass has some tarnish. You'll find a hundred standard ebony versions for each one of these. Good 900-1800 B60-644 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8834/b60-644 B60-644 BRACE. Seavey Patent. Patented in 1867 by William Seavey of Portland, ME, rated "A" in Pearson. A sliding plate locks the bit in place. Marked with the patent date and a manufacturer that ends in " Mfg. Co. Mass." Cast iron head, no grip, 8" sweep. Good+ 60-120 B60-643 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8833/b60-643 B60-643 WOODEN BRACE. User made with chuck locked with hand-forged wing nut, cast iron band around chuck, rotating head, 8" sweep, marked with user initials. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 100-200 B60-642 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8832/b60-642 B60-642 EBONY FRAMED BRACE. William Marples Ultimatum. Short nosed type with sliding ring chuck, brass and wood both very clean, Hibernia works medallion, there's a crack in the head but bright white ivory ring. Good+ 300-600 B60-641 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8831/b60-641 B60-641 BREAST DRILL. Unsigned and looks user made but with commercial barber chuck. Cast iron drive wheel with decorative cutouts, S-shaped crank. Overall surface rust and loss of japanning but works smoothly. Good+ 60-120 B60-640 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8830/b60-640 B60-640 BRACE. Gavin & Cromer Patent. Patented in 1877 by two guys from Eureka, NV, this chuck design required bits with a special peg to hold them in place, which was pretty much the death knell for any chuck design. Rated A in Pearson and actually rare, this is a nice clean example with a cocobolo head with an attractive sapwood streak, 10" sweep. Fine 80-150 B60-639 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8829/b60-639 B60-639 BREAST DRILL. Goodell-Pratt No. 385. One of the less common drills in the G-P line, advertised as a high speed drill with a seven-to-one gear ratio, gears enclosed in an aluminum body. 16" long, orange paint on the crank handle fully intact, good original wood handles, including the often missing "chef's hat" side handle; clearly marked and works smoothly. Fine 80-160 B60-638 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8828/b60-638 B60-638 LOT OF THREE ARCHIMEDEAN DRILLS. One with wooden head and sliding brass sleeve, one with round brass ball for head, ebonized sleeve, brass spinning weights, one with ebonized head and sleeve. Two are 10", one is 8-1/2" From the collection of John Sindelar. Good & better 90-190 B60-637 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8827/b60-637 B60-637 COMBINATION CORNER BRACE. Haeberli & Schmidt Patent. One of the rarest and most gizmoish braces, patented in 1907 by two guys from Buffalo and sold (briefly) by Goodell-Pratt. Ranked A for rarity by Pearson, and for once Ron's ranking is still accurate. The bitstock can be removed from the angle brace frame and used as a traditional brace. Marked with the patent date, the nickel plating is about 60% and slight dinging to the wooden grips but overall one of the nicest examples we've seen. Good+ 300-600 B60-368 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8558/b60-368 B60-368 CORNER BRACE. Stanley No. 984. Stanley's best corner brace, early model marked "Pat. Pending." Appears unused. Fine 60-120 B60-367 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8557/b60-367 B60-367 BRACE. Hart Patent. Patented in 1874 by Hubert Hart of Unionville, CT, and manufactured by P.F. Corbin of New Britain; rated "A" in Pearson. A rotating screw tightens the chuck. Rosewood head and grip, one small chip from the edge of the head, 8" sweep. Good+ 60-120 B60-366 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8556/b60-366 B60-366 BRACE. Darling Patent. Patented by Benjamin Darling of Bridgewater MA in 1868. One of the rarest and most desirable of American patented braces; it's the brace Ron Pearson chose to illustrate the cover of his book. A spring is placed in holes along the handle to open and close the jaws. Good+ 200-400 B60-365 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8555/b60-365 B60-365 BRACE. Colvin Patent. Patented by Frederick Colvin of Connecticut in 1894 and manufactured by him. The chuck tilts up to receive the bit, and then is tilted back down to lock it. Head and grip are dinged up but no major damage. 9" sweep. A rare brace. Good 60-120 B60-364 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8554/b60-364 B60-364 UNIVERSAL JOINT BRACE. Derlon Patent. Patented in 1892 and with a very high gizmocity rating. This is the nickel plated version with a rosewood knob rather than handle on the rear, nickel is worn but mostly intact, wood near fine, works smoothly. Good+ 150-300 B60-363 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8553/b60-363 B60-363 IRON BRACE. Taylor Patent. Jeremy Taylor received his patent in 1836, the only earlier brace patent was destroyed in the patent office fire of 1836 and no examples are known. Taylor-pattern braces are not rare, but this one is actually marked "J. Taylor Patent" which is uncommon. It's also stamped I. Wilson on the corner of the chuck; Increase Wilson of New London manufactured many of Taylor's braces. 8" sweep with a cast iron, super clean. A nice and uncommon example of the earliest American patented brace. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 100-200 B60-362 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8552/b60-362 B60-362 EBONY FRAMED BRACE. William Marples. Long nosed type with sliding ring chuck. It has Marples' lion and unicorn, but none of the original typical marks; the brass has been polished and it may be been polished out but there's no trace. There's one crack in the body and one in the head, there are two breaks in the ivory ring and it protrudes slightly, we'll leave it to you whether to glue it back in. From the collection of Carl Bopp. Good+ 300-600 B60-361 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8551/b60-361 B60-361 SIMS TYPE PLATED BRACE. Pilkington, Pedigor & Storrs. Beech brace with heavy brass plating, rosewood head, marked "By Her Majesty's Royal Letter Patent" and based on Pilkington's 1852 patent. Brass has been cleaned but not obnoxiously polished, wood has a new coat of lacquer. A beautiful brace that is far more rare than the Ultimatum designs.From the collection of Carl Bopp. Fine 800-1500 B60-360 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8550/b60-360 B60-360 DECORATIVE CARVED BRACE. 15-1/2" long, 5" sweep, rotating head, rotating grip with pewter rings, cast iron chuck with locking thumbscrew. Graceful decorative shape and surface chip carving. Good+ 120-240 B60-359 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8549/b60-359 B60-359 LOT OF TWO CLOTHESPIN BRACES. Both user made, very clean with good rotating heads. One has original auger bit, the other has a chuck reinforced with pewter straps. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 100-180 B60-107 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8297/b60-107 B60-107 PISTOL GRIP DRILL. Stanley No. 610. Sweetheart mark and Bodmer's patent, five bits in drill bit caddy, orange japanning on drive wheel about 50% gone and faded, japanning otherwise intact. Good+ 120-240 B60-106 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8296/b60-106 B60-106 BOW DRILL. Brass and steel with wood head, slightly worn. 10" long. Unsigned, well made. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 100-200 B60-105 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8295/b60-105 B60-105 MULTISPEED BRACE. Challenge. Patented 1898 by John Morrison of the Arizona Territory and marketed as the "Challenge" brace. One of the rarest and most gizmoish of braces, very clean with moderate nickel loss and good handle and grip. Good+ 300-600 B60-104 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8294/b60-104 B60-104 COMBINATION WRENCH BRACE. Goodrich Patent. Patented in 1878, 1880 and 1884 by Joseph Goodrich of Henry, IL. The first two patents are listed as "never seen" in Pearson, and the third isn't listed at all. Very rare with only a handful of examples known. The patent drawings show either cranks or wingnuts to turn the two threaded rods that close the jaws, but these appear to be broken off. Includes one bit, also broken off. Tight crack in cocobolo grip, moderate surface rust, 9" sweep. A very rare brace. Good 100-200 B60-103 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8293/b60-103 B60-103 RATCHETING BRACE. Stanley/Yankee No. 2100. Complete with original Yankee decal on the grip and red stamp on the head. Absolutely mint condition, never used. From the collection of Carl Bopp. Fine 80-150